University of Colorado at Boulder
BMP of Oil and Gas Development

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BMP ID: 2436
Title: BMPs are practices to reduce impacts caused by oil and gas operations.
Text: "'Best management practices'(BMPs) are practices that are designed to prevent or reduce impacts caused by oil and gas operations to air, water, soil, or biological resources, and to prevent adverse impacts to public health, safety and welfare, including the environment and wildlife resources."
Source Publication Name: Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Practice and Procedure, 2 CCR 404-1, Final Draft Rules 11 07 08
Citation Section: 100. Series Definitions
Citation Page: 100
Supplemental Documents:  
Usage Type: Required
Timing: • Planning / Environmental Review
• Construction / Siting / Design
• Drilling
• Production / Operation / Maintenance
• Reclamation
• Monitoring
Oil / Gas Field:  
Surface Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Mineral Ownership: • Federal
• State
• Private
Primary Contact: No Contact Listed
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Categories: Water Quality and Pollution
Soils (Conservation, Pollution, Reclamation)
Human Health and Safety
Air Quality and Emissions
Location: Colorado
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Date Entered: 2009-02-24 11:15 UTC
Last Updated: 2011-02-06 14:57 UTC